#MaharashtraFloods: Sassoon Hospital sends a second team of doctors to Kolhapur, Sangli

A second team of doctors from Pune’s Sassoon Hospital and BJ Medical College are on their way to Sangli and Kolhapur to help people affected by the floods. The team of doctors from different parts of states have played a pivotal role in delivering quality healthcare to victims of the flood

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A team of 33 doctors were sent by the hospital administration. They have left with surgical instruments and medicines in tow. The doctors in the team were chosen under the guidance of Muralidhar Tambe, deputy dean of Sassoon Hospital, Dr Sudhir Nanandkar, dean of Sassoon Hospital, Dr Ajay Tavre, medical superintendent and Dr Harish Tatya.

The team of doctors includes specialists in pharmacologists, paediatrics, ENT experts, surgeons, anaesthetists, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, etc.

The team will help provide healthcare to people and will also go to vulnerable areas to reach out to people in need.

Life is slowly inching back to normalcy in flood-ravaged Kolhapur and Sangli as floodwaters have receded in these districts of Maharashtra and the key rivers there are now also flowing below the danger mark, officials said on Wednesday.

Till Tuesday, 6.45 lakh people were shifted to safer locations in Kolhapur and Sangli, which have been the worst affected by flooding following heavy rains in western Maharashtra and Konkan region